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  1. Limp Mode & No Crank/No Start

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    I recently just purchased a 2013 Ford Mustang. It has about 47,000 miles on it. I've owned for a little over a week and have ran into to problems. First, my wife and I went into a store and when we returned to leave the Mustang would not start. All of the interior lights came on without a...
  2. Service Advancetrac Message

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi guys, new to the forum but having an issue with my 2010 v6 coupe. Getting message along with brake light, ABS, check engine light, airbag, odometer goes dead but car runs fine while driving. If message is on when initially starting car it will not start. I have a video of my dash while the...
  3. Bad Fuel Pump 2001 3.8L Mustang?

    V6 Tech
    My son's car has been sitting in the garage since August when he left for school. Since then I've started it a few times to let it run. It's been about a month or so since it was last started. When we tried starting it today it just cranked without ever trying to start. To try and isolate the...
  4. Regular firing order not working

    5.0L Tech
    I replaced my distributor cap with an msd cap and I noticed that the wire going to cylinder #1 wasn't connected to the #1 position on the distributor. I naively pulled all the plugs out thinking I could get a printout of the firing order online or from one of my books. It ends out that my...
  5. Sits for a few days and refuses to start (carbed).

    5.0L Tech
    Ok so I've gone to a 67 engine, mech fuel pump and all. In the tank, I took out the pump, and simply put a cut piece of metal fuel line down just off the bottom of the tank. Installed a check valve just after the tank, filter sits on the side of the engine bay before the pump, and the carburetor...
  6. New Mustang Owner needs help

    I just got a 1994 Mustang and even though the guy who had it really messed it up trying "creative" mechanics...... I love this car!! It drives great, looks like crap..... drives great!! It's only a V6 3.8 , 5 speed stick shift but I think it's a great car. I'm going to paint it when all the...
  7. Theft light barely blinking 2001 Mustang

    V6 Tech
    Can anyone please tell me if the theft light is supposed to barely blink with the key off. Thanks
  8. 2001 Mustang V6, theft light blinking, fan on, not starting?

    V6 Tech
    The car turns over just fine but does not start. When the key is in the on position my cluster reads - - - - - and my theft light blinks brightly. With the key off, theft light still dimly blinks. I had a locksmith come out to make a key but could not get car to start. I then took it to...
  9. 2001 Mustang V6, theft light blinking, fan on, not starting?

    The car turns over just fine but not starting. When the key is on position my cluster reads - - - - - and my theft light blinks brightly. With the key off, theft light still dimly blinks. I had a locksmith come out to make a key but could not get car to start. Could this be a PATS issue...
  10. 1995 3.8 not starting after cam synchro replacement

    V6 Tech
    I have a 1995 manual 3.8 V6 and the harmonic balancer broke off. So after taking the timing cover off to access the harmonic balancer sleeve that was still attached to the crank shaft I noticed that 2 teeth on the cam shaft synchronizer were broke. I ordered and replaced the gear got everything...
  11. Odd symptoms, not alternator, starter or battery?

    V6 Tech
    My 2004 Mustang is experiencing weird symptoms. Two weeks ago while driving all the needles in the dash pegged out and dash board lights went on, radio turned off. Fixed itself quickly and car did NOT die out. Now the car will not start. Checked battery, it has full charge. Checked the...
  12. 2000 mustang died and will not start

    4.6L Tech
    Hey, so i just bought a used 2000 ford mustang v6 it's been running fine but last night driving home it died at first we thought it ran out of gas but we put in like 10 gallons and it still won't start all the lights work stereo windshield wipers and everything but the dash is dead but if you...
  13. 1997 V6 Radio is killing my battery!

    V6 Tech
    Ok. So I have a 1997 3.8, and I have had to jump it twice in the last 3 weeks. Because the battery has died twice. We cant seem to figure out whats wrong with it. The Battery Checked good, same as Alt and Starter. I leave the radio on for 5 minutes (when the car is off) and that already makes it...
  14. Problem Installing JLT CAI & SCT Tune from AM, with solution!

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello, wanted to share my experience so that others may learn from it. I bought a used JLT CAI & SCT tuner from a forum member. I purchased lifetime tunes from Bama/ AM. I started the installation last week but there were problems. The kit I bought was missing a clamp and the heater hose...
  15. 1989 Mustang 2.3L 5 Speed ECU Computer Problems! Please Help!!

    2.3L Tech
    Hey Guys, I have a bit of a problem with my '89 Mustang 2.3L 5 Speed. A while back I had some issues with it not starting after I let it sit for over 6 months. I tried everything, replaced almost everything, and what it came down to was when I replaced the ECU computer at the front passenger...
  16. 94 GT won't start...

    5.0L Tech
    Well today i drove around town for a while, got some gas and came home. The car sat for about 3 hours and i went to move it into the garage and it wouldn't start. It turns over, i can hear the fuel pump come on when i turn the key, but it just wont start. any idea?:bigthumbsup
  17. 1988 Mustang Fuel Pump not Priming

    5.0L Tech
    Okay guys, I know there is a lot of info on this topic, but my problem seems particular. The problem I am having is that the fuel pump will not Prime. - I have replaced the fuel pump relay - I have replaced the eec power relay to the fuel pump - the intertia switch in the back is getting...
  18. 1972 Mustang Grande not turning over?

    Classic Tech
    I do not have gas flowing through the fuel line. I put 2 new gallons into the car the day before, but the fuel is not flowing. Can I use an air line to blow the line clear? Or do I have to replace the entire line? Thank you
  19. 2000 GT not starting, just cranking

    4.6L Tech
    I went to start my car this morning and when I tried to start it it just continues to crank and not turn over. I can start it with starting fluid and it will stay running after that however, if I shut it off and try to start it again it won't start just crank. Visually everything looks fine...